The Resource Science and sensibility on a foul frontier : at Flinders Island, 1935, Peter Sutton

Science and sensibility on a foul frontier : at Flinders Island, 1935, Peter Sutton

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Science and sensibility on a foul frontier : at Flinders Island, 1935
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Science and sensibility on a foul frontier
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at Flinders Island, 1935
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Peter Sutton
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eng
Summary
Discusses Thomson's work on kinship system of Bagarti or Koko Warra tribe of Eastern Cape York; work excluded from posthumously published work as fragmentary and inconsistent, relfecting limited time in area; Thomson's work on moieties and his unfamiliarity with relevant languages; discusses tribal distribution information which important in Cape Melville land claim; Thomson's criticism of government Aboriginal policy and practice; Thomson's views on racial attitudes towards, and treatment of, Aborignal people; Thomson's advocacy of segregation; comparisons with Ursula McConnel, C.P. Mounford and W.E.H. Stanner's views; use of photography in support of Aboriginal people; Thomson's sensibility and its effects on his work, his views and his relationships with colleagues
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Biography type
individual biography
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1946-
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Sutton, Peter
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Museum of Victoria
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
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  • Thomson, Donald F.
  • McConnel, Ursula
  • Mountford, Charles P.
  • Stanner, W. E. H.
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Science and sensibility on a foul frontier : at Flinders Island, 1935, Peter Sutton
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